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hey guys , ijust got a MCW60 gpu block for my 9800, installedthat fine, for the ram im using indahs custom made heatsinks for my 9800.....anyways , iv tightened all the skrews , and now matter what one my my ram chips are not making contact with the heatsink.........either my pcb is bent or i dont know.......




it touching half the ram chip...


anyways , is it alright for me to plug it in and let it work? or should i resort back to stock heatsink???

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post #2 of 10
I wouldn't use it if your not making good contact...Can you bend the HS a little so it will make better contact? Or would that just throw it off in the middle then?
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post #3 of 10
It shouldn't be too much of a problem as RAM doesn't get that hot but how close is it to touching? Do you have any thermal pads left over from the stock HS to put on there to close the gap?
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post #5 of 10
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its not touching by like 1/2mm.......bassically i can see light through it.....
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post #6 of 10
put a bit of non conductive thermal paste to seal the gap then
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post #7 of 10
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er...im using the zalman stg1 paste....its a very thin layer and doesent suffieciently close the gap!......will it be alright with a little gap???...wots the worste that can happen!?


busy leak testing now...omg...half my components are wet....i never tightened a lot of the barbs tight enuff...and its very difficult to tighten them wile the pipes are on!!!....in the instructions it said i musent over tighten...landed up under tightening......my stuff is fine if it gets wet aslong as no power is going through em!!!!....hope i havent killed any of my stuff.......
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post #8 of 10
If you're stuff is all wet let it dry for at least 24 hours before you turn any of it on.
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24hours...cant wait that long!!!!!!!!!!!!


gonna put pc in the oven for half an hour...
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Originally Posted by porky View Post
24hours...cant wait that long!!!!!!!!!!!!


gonna put pc in the oven for half an hour...
Say some nice words b4 it's gone forever.
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